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Nathan Davis (I) (1917–2008)

Nathan Davis was born on May 22, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Risky Business (1983), Chain Reaction (1996) and Holes (2003). He was married to Metta Davis. He died on October 15, 2008 in Chicago. See full bio »

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Risky Business
Risky Business Business Teacher
Chain Reaction
Chain Reaction Morris Grodsky
Holes Grandfather
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Dunston Checks In Victor Dubrow


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 2006 Let's Go to Prison
Old Juror
 2003 Holes
Grandfather (as Nate Davis)
 2001 Almost Salinas
Zelder Hill
 1996 Chain Reaction
Morris Grodsky
 1996 Dunston Checks In
Victor Dubrow
 1995 Steal Big Steal Little
Harry Lordly, Attorney of Record for Bonnie Martin
 1990 Shaking the Tree
Grandpa Sullivan
 1989 The Package
Soviet Press Secretary
 1987 Flowers in the Attic
 1987 Burglar
Mr. Paggif
 1986 One More Saturday Night
Desk Clerk
 1985 Code of Silence
Felix Scalese
 1984 Windy City
Mr. Jones
 1983 Risky Business
Business Teacher
 1981 Thief
 1981 Hudson Taylor
 1978 Stony Island
Lewis Moss
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He acted in Frank Galati's adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel, "The Grapes of Wrath", at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England with the Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company including Gary Sinise, Terry Kinney, Alan Wilder, Robert Breuler, Lois Smith, Lucina Paquet, Laura McMahon, Luke Goodrich, Jeff Perry, James Noah, ... See more »

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Nate Davis

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Was a pharmaceutical sales rep by trade but pursued acting after being fired from his sales job in the late '70s. See more »

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